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Best Hotels in California

We've ranked the top hotels in California based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings. Out of 297 luxury hotels, 37 scored high enough to make the U.S. News list of the Best Hotels in the USA.

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Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

About 20 miles north of central San Diego in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, The Grand Del Mar offers coastal California visitors a ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

About a 30-minute drive north of San Diego, Rancho Valencia is a little off the beaten path. But that's why people ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

The smallest and most intimate of the Pebble Beach Resorts, Casa Palmero is an exquisite, 24-room property along the first and second ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

The Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco is one of the city's ultimate luxury hotels. You'll find it just south of the ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

For golf fans, a stay at The Lodge at Pebble Beach which sits on the 18th hole of the historic Pebble Beach ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

A favorite among professional and leisure travelers alike, this luxury hotel has an inside edge on other hotels by truly coddling its ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

A member of the esteemed Dorchester Hotel collection, Hotel Bel-Air offers Los Angeles lodgers a taste of respite and romance within easy ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

Situated in the quiet town of Rutherford in the heart of Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil beautifully showcases the area's stunning ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

This hotel looks like it belongs somewhere along the Mediterranean Sea, with classic archways, soaring columns, trickling fountains and polished walkways. But ... continue »

Named one of the U.S. News
Best Hotels in the USA for 2014

  • Hotel Class 5.0-star
  • Critic Rating Excellent
  • Guest Rating

Like its sister properties, The Lodge at Pebble Beach and Casa Palmero, the Inn at Spanish Bay caters to the most avid ... continue »

*Any unranked hotels have been sorted by hotel class and then alphabetically. More information can be found on our methodology page.